full blast


Definition of full blast

: at full capacity : with great intensity

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Examples of full blast in a Sentence

the unsuspecting parents arrived home to find the stereo going full blast and the kitchen a mess
Recent Examples on the Web How else could the back of the house survive the inferno of a Saturday night, with all the burners on full blast, the printer rat-a-tatting tickets and half the proteins 86’ed? Ligaya Mishan, New York Times, "The Female Couples Remaking the Restaurant Industry," 16 May 2018 These shadowy operations which escalated with the hostilities between Iran and the United States have not yet been turned on full blast, security experts say. Jessica Guynn, USA TODAY, "Facebook information warfare: Inside Iran's shadowy operations to target you on social media," 11 Jan. 2020 But as a bonus, a diffuser can double as a humidifier that will discharge moisture into your home, something your body will be craving especially when your heater is at full blast. Banu Ibrahim, CNN Underscored, "What is hygge? Shop the super-cozy Scandinavian home trend," 27 Dec. 2019 Outside was the New Mexican desert, inside the air conditioning was going full blast. Anna Clauss, The Denver Post, "Guest Commentary: In Colorado, I realized Americans’ indifference to climate change is too seductive," 21 Sep. 2019 Frank Robinson turned the shower hose on his teammates, full blast. Mike Klingaman, baltimoresun.com, "Fifty years ago, Orioles’ bittersweet finish," 13 Sep. 2019 Airport officials say several of their tenants requested the facility, which muffles the noise when jets test their engines at full blast. Jason Garcia, orlandosentinel.com, "Universal to get state money to build road to new Epic Universe park | Exclusive," 15 Aug. 2019 France is in the midst of a deadly heat wave, and the 47-year-old producer has taken refuge in a southern French home, the air conditioner on full blast. Kat Bein, Billboard, "Stardust On The Gay Bars, Firings & Failures That Led To 'Music Sounds Better With You'," 28 June 2019 My partner will turn my Magic Wand up to full blast and gently touch my nipples with it, then pull away. Gigi Engle, SELF, "9 People With Vaginas on Their Favorite Ways to Orgasm," 21 June 2019

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First Known Use of full blast

1909, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of full blast was in 1909

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12 Feb 2020

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“Full blast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/full%20blast. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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